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Continental Airlines Pilot Dies During Flight

Continental Airlines Flight 61 from Brussels to Newark, New Jersey, has landed safely and close to schedule despite the death of its 60 year old command pilot, a Captain with 32 years of service.

Continental Airlines Boeing B-777-200

The trip was conducted aboard a Boeing 777 with 247 passengers (plus crew). Initial reports indicate two co-pilots flew the plane after the pilot died. The plane landed in rain and fog at 11:49 am EDT on 18 June 2009.


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